George Ferguson Laing is a Communications Specialist with over fifteen years of practice in the sector. His experience spans academia, media management, technical and vocational education, and more recently social protection systems. He is Head of Public Relations at the Students Loan Trust Fund where he has provided strategic communications direction for the organization for the past three years.
He previously served as Communications Coordinator at the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET). He also served as a World Bank Consultant on the Ghana National Household Registry project, under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. Other positions held include General Manger, Broadcasting for Global Media Alliance an integrated marketing communications firm which owns brands like E.TV, Happy FM and Y FM.
His experience in academia saw him hold various positions at the Africa University College of Communications including Dean of Students, Director of International Affairs, and Short Course Coordinator. He also taught various courses at the Undergraduate and Diploma levels, including Mass Communications and Strategic Communications.
He has served on the boards of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and the Skills Development Fund. George has an MA in Communications from the University of Westminster, as well as an MA in Organizational Leadership and Governance and a BA in Political Science, both from the University of Ghana.